Brac Hope Festival 2023: A celebration of resilience and empowerment

The Brac Hope Festival was a celebration to remember. The event was a riot of colour, vigour, and enthusiasm that took place in the Bangladesh Army Stadium. The three-day ceremony marked the end of a yearlong commemoration of Brac's 50th anniversary as one of the biggest development organisations in the world. The celebration, which took place from February 9 to 11, brought together people from all occupations to celebrate Brac's remarkable achievements and to look forward to the future with anticipation.

#Reviews / Dhaka Flow: A festival on yoga and wellness

The Dhaka Flow festival, a celebration of health, healing, and the environment took place on 13 January 2023 at the picturesque, Gulshan Society Lake Park. The event brought together vendors of wellness products, fitness teachers, healers, and individuals from all lifestyles to connect and build a community.

FEATURE / Dhaka Lit Fest 2023: There's something for every young reader

Babuibela’s third edition was launched on the first day of DLF. The Babuibela (Mayurpankhi, 2020) series, written and illustrated by artist Reesham Shahab Tirtho, are picture books showing new parents’ journeys with their little ones. The book launch was also accompanied by a discussion between illustrator Tirtho and musician, artist and author Shibu Kumer Shill.

The Week of Italian cuisine in the World 2022: A celebration of definitive Italian food culture

Mediterranean culture is known for its exquisitely vibrant cuisines that give you a delicious blend of foods made with finely sourced ingredients while making sure the food will be wholesome and healthy. With a view to promoting Italy's food production and gastronomic traditions abroad, an annual themed event called ‘The Week of Italian Cuisine in the World,’ was created in 2016 by Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation's Directorate General for Country Promotion.

In conversation with chef Dominic Chapman: Curry, spices, and much more

In today’s world, you have to be nothing short of a maverick to create your flavours. Chef Dominic Chapman is one such person who has travelled the world, gaining knowledge and experience to create something magical. Star Lifestyle had a chance to sit down with the Michelin-starred chef and discuss his method and love for preparing food at the British Curry Festival, held at the five-star hotel, InterContinental Dhaka between 21 and 26 October.

Are you up for La Tomatina Festival?

Take your chances and experience the tomato-throwing festival hosted each year in Buñol, Spain called La Tomatina. It’s back on and ready to be enjoyed on 2022. Are you childless, unmarried and in your thirties? Do you make a decent wage? Is the only quantifiable responsibility you have are to listen to your grandma nag about you tying the knot? Do you need a break from all the guilt-tripping around you for wanting to have or living life in your own way? Have you seen Zoya Akhtar’s Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara?

Burger Feast at Café Social

Who doesn’t love delicious cheesy, saucy, juicy burgers? It could be beef, chicken, turkey or veal. Café Social is ready to serve you your favorite burgers from until September 30, 2021 every day from 12:30pm – 10:30pm.

When the gates of hell open

This year, on August 28th - the 15th day of the 7th month in the lunar calendar - it is Yu Lan festival in Hong Kong, also known as Hungry Ghost Festival

DU Alumni / Together, after long time

An air of festivity permeated the Dhaka University's central playground yesterday with hundreds of its former students converging to

October 5, 2015
October 5, 2015

Durga Puja holiday now Oct 22

The government has decided to shift this year's public holiday on Durga Puja from October 23 to October 22.

September 15, 2015
September 15, 2015

BB to release Tk 25,000cr new notes before Eid

The Bangladesh Bank will circulate around Tk 25,000 crore worth of new notes in the economy ahead of the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha.

August 14, 2015
August 14, 2015

Singapore flats get giant art on their facades

Painting on canvas is all in a day's work for an artist, but creating and assembling dozens of panels into a massive work of art of up to 900 sq m is no mean feat.

April 13, 2015
April 13, 2015

All set for Pahela Baishakh celebration (Video)

Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the first month of Bangla calendar now is at doorstep. People from all walks of life are ready to celebrate the first day of the new year with much festivity.

February 16, 2015
February 16, 2015

Mymensingh Shilpakala Academy welcomes Spring

Through a musical soiree and dance sequences, artistes of Mymensingh Shilpakala Academy welcomed Spring at a programme at its auditorium Saturday evening.